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Nikko AM Australian Equities

PRI reporting framework 2018

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LEA 01. Description of approach to engagement

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

01.1. Indicate whether your organisation has a formal engagement policy.

01.2. Attach or provide a URL to your engagement policy.

01.3. Indicate what your engagement policy covers:

01.4. Provide a brief overview of your organization’s approach to engagement

Nikko AM Australian Equities has a long history of engaging with companies held in portfolios, with the objectives being to improve company value, further the understanding of the company and its environment, to improve the management of ESG issues and improve disclosure of ESG issues. Analysts and portfolio managers regularly meet with senior management and members of the Board.

For all companies held in portfolios, analysts are required to attempt to engage with both senior management and the Board. Analysts are responsible for company engagement as they have expert knowledge of the company and are best positioned to promote the interests of shareholders and investors. The analysts can utilise their knowledge to influence companies to improve performance including improving the company’s performance on ESG issues.

01.6. Additional information [optional]

LEA 02. Reasoning for interaction on ESG issues

02.1. Indicate the method of engagement, giving reasons for the interaction.

Type of engagement

Reason for interaction

Individual/Internal staff engagements
Collaborative engagements
Service provider engagements

Please specify why your organisation does not engage via service providers.

We have not found service providers to have sufficient understanding to add anything to our own efforts.

02.2. Additional information. [Optional]